“The Gardener” Official Documentary Movie (2013) HD:
“The Gardener” Ririva Eona Mabi, Paula Asadi Documentary Movie HD:
Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Stars: Ririva Eona Mabi, Paula Asadi & Bal Kumari Gurung.
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“The Gardener” (Persian: باغبان Baghban) is a poetic documentary film by filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. It had its Asian Premier at Busan International Film Festival. The European Premier was at the Rotterdam International Film Festival.
It is the first film in decades by an Iranian filmmaker in Israel. The film has been shown in more than 10 film festivals and has owned the Best Documentary Award from Beirut International Film Festival.
The film is about an Iranian filmmaker and his son who travel to Israel to learn about the role of religion in the world. While the son goes out to the Wailing Wall, the Golden Mosque and Christian sites, the father stays at the Baha’i gardens to learn about a faith that came out of his own country – Iran. It’s about the clashes between two Iranian generations regarding their perspective on the positive and negative effects of religion on society.
“The Gardener” can be described as a poetic Docufiction film. It was shot in the cities of Jerusalem, Haifa and Acre in Israel. Part of the film was shot in the beautiful gardens of the Baha’i. Both Mohsen and Maysam Makhmalbaf play parts in the film as actors.
“The Gardener” documentary movie hit theaters on June, 11, 2013 (USA).